From the monthly archives:

December 2007

Windows Vista SP1 (RC) available to general public

December 13, 2007

This is just a quick note. Microsoft has just announced that the Release Candidate for Vista SP1 has been released to the general public. Download and install from here Check out our Windows Admin Tools

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Get a free copy of Vista / Office 2007

December 13, 2007

I lied. I read in a press release that they were doing this. I went and filled out the 15 minute form to find out the only free software I get is the spyware that collects information about my computer usage. Originally you could apply to the Windows Feedback program, and then for the trouble […]

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Microsoft Releases SP3 RC for Windows XP

December 12, 2007

Microsoft announced today the release of Windows XP SP3 RC1 (Is that enough acronyms for you?) If you are a Technet, or MSDN subscriber you can download it now I have started testing it with a fresh XP install. No big changes over SP2. No speed increase or decrease either. It includes all of the […]

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Microsoft Releases Detailed Guides for Vista SP1

December 10, 2007

Microsoft has released a set of documents for Vista SP1. This is the most comprehensive amount of information released so far. There are 5 documents in total. They are: -Deployment guide for Vista SP1 -Enterprise Guidance for Application Compatibility Testing -Hotfixes and Security updates -Notable Changes in Windows Vista -Overview of Windows Vista SP1 Download […]

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Windows 2008 RC1 Released

December 6, 2007

Microsoft has announced the release of Windows 2008 RC1 beta. This release candidate is open to the general public for testing. You can download a 30 day evaluation from any of the links below: Windows Server 2008 Standard RC1 (x86 and x64) Windows Server 2008 Enterprise RC1 (x86 and x64) Windows Server 2008 Datacenter RC1 […]

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Where did Telnet go in Vista?

December 5, 2007

I stopped using Vista for my day to day work about 6 months ago. I only fire it up in a virtual machine for testing with our remote control software. I have realized it is keeping me from experiencing the pain of Vista, and finding solutions for it. I decided I needed to start using […]

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Microsoft to make Vista activation even more difficult

December 4, 2007

Microsoft said on Monday it is going to disable two methods hackers are currently using to pirate Vista (No word from them as to what those two methods are) They claim that the new anti-piracy features in windows Vista have cut piracy in half (From Windows XP). Not sure if they asked those pirates if […]

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